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Blane Aidan Wendt
April 25, 2015
Five injured in three-vehicle crash north of Dassel Friday evening
Five people were injured, one of whom suffered serious injuries, in an accident shortly after 6 p.m. Friday north of Dassel. A 2005 Ford Focus driven by Andrew Sarkinen, 17, of Roseville, was traveling west on Meeker County Road 21 south of Kingston Township, according to the...
April 25, 2015 - 1:02am
April 23, 2015
Two Dassel men face pending criminal sexual conduct charges
DASSEL – The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office arrested two Dassel men Wednesday who allegedly sexually assaulted a juvenile female. The suspects, a 22-year-old man and a 48-year-old man, each face a pending charge of first-degree criminal sexual conduct. Both suspects remained...
April 23, 2015 - 11:18pm
January 16, 2015
Dassel man found guilty of criminal sexual conduct
LITCHFIELD — A rural Dassel man was found guilty Wednesday of first- and second-degree charges of criminal sexual conduct for assaulting a young girl. According to a news release from the Meeker County Attorney’s office, Charles Robert Schwartz, 25, was found guilty of the charges...
January 16, 2015 - 10:50pm
January 14, 2015
Records published Jan. 15
This is the records summary for Jan. 15. Willmar man injured in Dassel car accident DASSEL — An 18-year-old Willmar man was reportedly injured Wednesday morning when his vehicle collided with a tree along U.S. Highway 12 in Dassel. Siyad M. Mahamed was reportedly driving a 2003...
January 14, 2015 - 11:45am
October 20, 2014
Records published Oct. 21
This is the records summary for Oct. 21. Tractor valued at $600,000 stolen, driven through Meeker County DASSEL — A tractor and cultivator valued at $600,000 were reportedly stolen Friday night from McLeod County and taken on a joyride through Meeker County. An unknown person...
October 20, 2014 - 11:17pm
October 1, 2014
Two Dassel men arrested, face drug and possession of stolen property charges
Two Dassel men were arrested and face charges for drug and possession of stolen property after law enforcement found more than a pound of methamphetamine, about six ounces of marijuana, numerous guns, $2,500 cash and stolen property Tuesday at a rural residence south of Dassel. Renville...
October 1, 2014 - 10:07am
June 10, 2014
Records for June 11
This is the records summary for June 11. Ammonia smell activates emergency crews in Dassel DASSEL — The Dassel Fire Department responded around 9:45 p.m. Monday to Crop Production Services, along the 500 block of Atlantic Avenue East, after a citizen reported that there was an...
June 10, 2014 - 11:03pm
Ammonia smell activates emergency crews in Dassel
DASSEL – The Dassel Fire Deparment responded around 9:45 p.m. Monday to Crop Production Services, along the 500 block of Atlantic Avenue East, after a citizen reported that there was an ammonia smell in the area. According to the Meeker County Sheriff's Office, the smell was...
June 10, 2014 - 8:33am
May 26, 2014
Lakeview Ranch names Marco referral liaison
DASSEL — Lakeview Ranch announces Susan Marco of Dassel is the company’s referral liaison. Marco will manage existing and new relationships, build a network of providers to promote the best access to care for specialty dementia care services, and design and implement programs...
May 26, 2014 - 11:43pm
May 16, 2014
Dassel man sentenced to 12 years for sex abuse, porn
LITCHFIELD — A 24-year-old Dassel man was sentenced Thursday to 150 months, or 12½ years, in prison on multiple felony counts of criminal sexual conduct, the use or a minor in pornographic work, possession of pornography and possession of weapons by an individual convicted of a...
May 16, 2014 - 11:16pm
January 21, 2014
No injuries after chemical container ruptures
DASSEL — No injuries were reported after a sealed chemical container ruptured Monday afternoon at Spectralytics, 145 Third St. S., in Dassel. Meeker County Sheriff Jeff Norlin said sheriff’s deputies, the Dassel Fire Department, Dassel Rescue and Gold Cross Ambulance responded...
January 21, 2014 - 9:20am
September 30, 2013
Driver killed in crash east of Dassel
DASSEL — The name of a driver killed in a motor vehicle crash this morning just east of Dassel will be released Tuesday. According to the State Patrol, the crash, involving a passenger car and a semi truck, was reported around 7:10 a.m. along U.S. Highway 12 east of Meeker County...
September 30, 2013 - 11:14am
Darwin collision results in diesel fuel leak
DARWIN — No injuries were reported but an estimated 150 to 180 gallons of diesel fuel leaked onto U.S. Highway 12 following a collision Thursday night between a car and a semi-truck in Darwin. The Meeker County Sheriff’s Office said authorities responded at 9:24 p.m. after...
August 30, 2013 - 10:39am
August 1, 2013
Propane leak near Dassel, Minn., leads to evacuation
DASSEL — Meeker County authorities evacuated citizens within a half-mile of a cabin on Lake Jennie located about 5 miles south of Dassel Wednesday evening after a neighbor smelled propane. The evacuation was ordered after the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office and the Dassel Fire...
August 1, 2013 - 9:16am
May 14, 2013
Crash sends Dassel woman to hospital
DASSEL — A 23-year-old Dassel woman was taken by ambulance to Hutchinson Hospital for treatment of non-life threatening injuries sustained in a two-vehicle crash around 7 p.m. Monday north of Dassel. According to the Meeker County Sheriff’s Office, Krysten Dane was driving...
May 14, 2013 - 9:28am